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[texts]Two walking tours of Franklin park - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...this outdoor recreation handbook gives the historical background of this Boston landmark/National Register of Historic Places park designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead as part of the Emerald Necklace; includes dates of construction of some of it's various structures and features; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Emerald Necklace, Boston (Mass.); Landmarks; Outdoor recreation; Parks; Walking Tours
Downloads: 232
[texts]An olmsted bibliography - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...an updated edition of their June 1978 BULLETIN; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903; Landscape architects; Parks
Downloads: 248
[texts]Index of Franklin park drawings and plans, 1884-1981 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...a chronological listing, arranged in broad subject categories, of plans and drawings of Boston's Franklin Park in the archives of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site and in the Boston Parks Department's Engineering Division; the introduction describes the creation of the index, the condition of the items, their history, etc.; also includes an "Interim Statement of Policy Governing the Furnishing of Plans and Photograqphs from the Olmsted Office Archives"; a supplementary section ...
Keywords: Boston (Mass.). Public Works Dept; Archives; Boston Park Dept; Historic sites; Indexes; Parks
Downloads: 235
[texts]Mayor hugh o'brian's speech on Boston parks - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...includes an 1877 report of the Special Committee on the Subject of Parks for Boston, a history of the Boston park movement, the text of the Mayor's 1877 inaugural address and an essay titled "Hugh O'Brian and Patrick Maguire: Moses and Aaron and the Construction of Franklin Park"; the essay provides historical background and interpretation of events; it's postscript provides information on the 1977 black tie dinner dance celebrating the 100th anniversary of the park system and background info...
Keywords: Boston (Mass Joint Special Committee on Subject of Parks for Boston; Boston Mayor; Celebrations; Maguire, Patrick; Meade, Peter; O'Brian, High; Parks; West Roxbury Park, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 119
[texts]Boston parks department annual reports for Franklin park, 1891-1900 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...extracts from the Boston Parks Dept. annual reports relating to Franklin Park (West Roxbury Park); includes an 1886 report of the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston Parks Dept; Olmstead, Frederick Law; Parks; West Roxbury Park, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 111
[texts]Boston parks department annual reports for Franklin park, 1901-1910 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...extracts from the Boston Parks Dept. annual reports relating to Franklin Park; includes a 1910 report by the Olmsted Brothers on matters concerning the design of the park; also reprints the Franklin Park section of an index to volume 6 of the Parks Dept. edition of their annual reports (27th through 35th, 1901-1909); a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Olmsted Brothers; Boston Parks Dept; Parks
Downloads: 111
[texts]The planting of Franklin park: selected park department reports - 1906 to 1910 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...reprints of sections of various Boston Parks Dept. Annual Reports relating to the planting of Franklin Park; includes a history of the controversy over the landscape planting issues; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Plants; Botany; Landscape plants; Parks; Trees
Downloads: 126
[texts]Boston parks department annual reports for Franklin park, 1911-1926 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...extracts from the Boston Parks Dept. annual reports relating to Franklin Park; includes reports of the curator of the zoological garden and aquarium; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection...
Keywords: Aquariums; Boston Parks Dept; Parks; Zoos
Downloads: 148
[texts]Boston parks department annual reports for Franklin park, 1879-1890 - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...extracts from the Boston Parks Dept. annual reports relating to Franklin Park (West Roxbury Park); includes an 1886 report of the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston Parks Dept; Olmstead, Frederick Law; Parks; West Roxbury Park, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 107
[texts]The 1900 investigation of the Boston parks department: excerpts from the transcript including an introductory essay on the causes and meaning of the investigation - Franklin Park Coalition, Inc
...excerpts from the transcript of a public hearing concerning the management of Boston parks; includes a reprint of a newspaper article from the Jamaica Plain News, January 27, 1898 regarding the removal of park trees, shrubbery and other natural features together with a petition; also includes the minority report of the Special Committee of the Board of Aldermen on Investigation of the Park Dept...
Keywords: Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935; Parsons, Samuel; Pettigrew, John; Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot; Boston Aldermen; Boston Parks Dept; Enneking, John J; Investigations of Conduct in Government; Landscape gardening; Matthews, Nathan; Parks; Sargent, Charles Sprague
Downloads: 164
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